|Shamardal's Delectation Breaks Through|
Talented three-year-old gelding Delectation has tested the
patience of his supporters several times in his short career but he was on his
best behavior in Saturday's $500,000 Group II Arrowfield 3yo Sprint (1200m) at Randwick.
|Birthday Card Stakes to Shamalia|
Dato Tan Chin Nam enjoyed great success with Shamardal's Group 1 VRC Oaks and Group 1 Vinery Stud Stakes winner Faint Perfume and his familiar black and white check with yellow sleeves were carried to victory by another high-class daughter of Shamardal (USA), Shamalia, in Saturday's Group III TAB Birthday Card Stakes (1200m) at Rosehill Gardens.
|Joyful Journey Takes Another Step|
Stud bred Joyful Journey, a lightly raced well-bred filly entered for the Group
I ATC Australian Oaks, posted her first win in town at Warwick Farm on Thursday
after breaking her maiden in good style last start at Hawkesbury.
|Another Feature Win for Able Friend |
the world's best turf miler and Australian bred five year-old Able Friend showed
again why he is such a star with a dominant victory in the Queen's Silver
Jubilee Cup HK Gr I at Sha Tin on Sunday.
|Smart Win for Kind Heart|
opening race at Randwick on Wednesday was won by nicely bred Shamardal (USA) filly
Kind Heart, a $160,000 Inglis Easter purchase for Astute Bloodstock from the
draft of Torryburn Stud.
|Ones to Watch - Hawkesbury|
pair of lightly raced well-bred fillies entered for the Group I ATC Australian
Oaks both cast off maiden status at Hawkesbury on Thursday for Team Hawkes.
|Ones to Watch – Rosehill|
Rosehill meeting on Wednesday produced a flurry of interesting winners with two
three year-old siblings to Group I classic type winners opening their account
in encouraging fashion.
|Another Feature Win for Superstar Aussie Miler|
bred five year-old Able Friend was magnificent when winning the Group I HK
International Mile before Christmas and again showed his dominance with a
resounding win in the Group I Stewards Cup at Sha Tin on Sunday.
|One to Watch – Wyong |
a full brother to brilliant imported Group II winner Puissance de Lune (IRE),
there was always going to be plenty of interest in this dashing grey when he
stepped out at Wyong on Thursday.
|Aussie Bred Triumphs in HK Mile|
bred five year-old Able Friend was favourite for the Group I HK International
Mile on Sunday at Sha Tin and produced an explosive performance to win the
world's richest turf event over a mile in a breeze.